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Top Chomps resources

The resources available are all designed to be used with the Top Chomps teaching packs. These packs include 5 sets of vegetable and 5 sets of fruit game cards. There are 44 cards in a pack including frozen, dried and tinned varieties as well as fresh. The cards contain health messages as well as information about the nutrient content for different fruits and vegetables. The cards are available via the Top Chomps website with purchase orders or direct sales.

The resources available are all designed to be used with the Top Chomps teaching packs. These packs include 5 sets of vegetable and 5 sets of fruit game cards. There are 44 cards in a pack including frozen, dried and tinned varieties as well as fresh. The cards contain health messages as well as information about the nutrient content for different fruits and vegetables. The cards are available via the Top Chomps website with purchase orders or direct sales.
Electric fruit
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Electric fruit

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This activity looks at the acidity of different fruits and vegetables and how this can be converted into electricity. The activity sheet includes all information about creating circuits using fruit.
Fibre
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Fibre

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This resource offers an information sheet for teachers about about fibre. Fibre is essential to our health and fruit and vegetables provide it in a form that is important for our gut health.
An Apple a Day
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An Apple a Day

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This resource is based around tasting apples of different varieties and entering the data into a spreadsheet to produce star maps. The resource has been aimed at Year 3-4 but is easily usable for all year groups up to Year 9. The spreadsheet is open and can be adapted for using with other food types. Please attribute if changing. Activity sheet.pdf Spreadsheet Apple varieties information sheet
Rotten Tomatoes
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Rotten Tomatoes

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This activity aimed at Year 7-8 looks at the storage of fruit and vegetables at home and the effects of ethylene gas. You will need to have purchased a set of Top Chomps fruit and vegetable cards to make the activity effective. Files included in the zipfile include Ethylene production sensitivity chart - Excel spreadsheet Year 7-8 activity plan - pdf Guidelines for thinking about where to store fruit and vegetables - pdf How to store fruit and vegetables - pdf
Using Google maps for measuring distance
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Using Google maps for measuring distance

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This guide shows how to easily measure distance using Google Maps. The activity was designed to compliment a food miles exercise being run with Top Chomps cards. There is a Powerpoint presentation for use on a whiteboard and a pdf for students.
The Big Potato Curriculum
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The Big Potato Curriculum

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This resource is designed to support a creative curriculum approach. Great for using with teachers in a staff meeting to generate discussion or use with a class of children. Starting points for learning.
Souper time
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Souper time

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Making soup is a a good way of adding vegetables into your diet. This activity is very practical involving preparation and cooking of vegetables. Tasting combined with testing for best flavours and textures adds an extra zest to this activity